MOVIE REVIEW: 12 Years a Slave

There are a number of films that are entertaining. Other films focus more on emotion, pathos and performances from its cast. A few films are instead are purely visual, sticklers for in pursuit of masterful cinematography. Some films dismiss all these notions and shoot for pedagogy, preaching a higher idea or message at whatever expense. […]

COMIC REVIEW: X-Men: Battle of the Atom #2

X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM #2/ Written by JASON AARON/ Art By FRANK CHO, STUART IMMONEN, CHRIS BACHALO, DAVID LOPEZ, & GUISEPPE CAMUNCOLI/ Published by MARVEL COMICS X-Men Battle of the Atom #2 is the conclusion to the ten part crossover series, Battle of the Atom. This issue brings the time traveling shenanigans of X-Men […]

COMIC REVIEW: Mighty Avengers #2

MIGHTY AVENGERS #2 / Written by AL EWING/ Art by GREG LAND/ Inks by JAY LEISTEN/ Colors by FRANK D’ARMATA/ Letters by CORY PETIT/ Published by MARVEL COMICS Mighty Avengers sits on the borderline. It has the potential to become a poignant story of a very unique superhero team or another Avengers comic with a […]

COMIC REVIEW: Hellraiser: The Dark Watch #7

HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH #7 / Written by CLIVE BARKER, BRANDON SEIFERT / Art by TOM GARCIA / Published by BOOM! Studios Clive Barker’s Hellraiser, released in 1987 is still hailed as one of the most iconic films of its genre. Many may not remember its plot but its nightmarish imagery, chief of which is […]

Throwback Thursdays: Empowered

Most comic book fans haven’t heard of Empowered; a manga styled, sexually charged super hero comedy with a premise that’s as ridiculous as it is controversial. With a lack of Marvel and DC heavy hitters, the series has spent most of its time under the radar. Considering it’s been ongoing since 2007, it probably won’t […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Fruitvale Station

In a summer filled with bloated with melodrama and rampant video game-esque CGI, who would’ve thought that one of the most critically acclaimed films of the summer would be an indie film? Who could’ve envisioned that the highest rated current release on Rotten Tomatoes right now is not The Wolverine, or even Pacific Rim, but […]